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Definition of 'crenel'


  1. one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc.)
       Synonyms: scallop crenation crenature crenelle
  2. a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
       Synonyms: crenelle


  1. supply with battlements
       Synonyms: crenelate crenellate

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